Stew-Stras Wins Regional Volleyball Title


Published on March 4 2014 6:59 am
Last Updated on March 4 2014 7:30 am
Written by Millie Lange

Stewardson-Strasburg Junior High School claimed the Class 7-1A Effingham Sacred Heart Volleyball Regional championship Monday evening.

Stew-Stras defeated host Sacred Heart in two sets, 25-21, 25-18.

Stew-Stras will now participate in its own sectional Monday, March 10 at 6 p.m. against the winner of the 7-1A West Salem, either Grayville or West Salem.

At Effingham

Stew-Stras -- Tabbert, 6 aces, 4 points, 5 kills; Reed, 4 aces, 6 points, 2 assists; Davis, 1 ace, 5 points, 2 kills; Vonderheide, 6 aces, 14 points; Waldhoff, 3 assists; Weeden, 1 point


Class 7-2A Paris Crestwood Regional

Arthur took the championship of the Class 7-2A Paris Crestwood Regional Monday evening.

Arthur defeated Oakland Lake Crest 25-17, 25-21. Arthur now advances to the St. Elmo/Brownstown Sectcional Monday, March 10 against either Altamont or Edwards County (Albion). Those two teams play Thursday for the championship of the Edwards County Regional.


Class 7-3A Tuscola East Prairie Regional

Teutopolis advanced in the Tuscola East Prairie Regional Monday evening. The contest was the lone match on the schedule in this regional.

T-town defeated Sullivan 25-7, 25-11. T-town advances to action tonight facing host Tuscola East Prairie at 6 p.m. followed by Shelbyville Moulton against Paris Mayo at 7:15.


Class 7-4A Charleston Regional

Tolono Unity and Mattoon advanced in opening round play of the Charleston Regional Monday evening.

Tolono Unity defeated Urbana 15-25, 25-5, 25-10. Mattoon won over  Charleston 25-12, 17-25, 25-20.

The Effingham match was postponed until tonight. The Mustangs will face Tolono Unity at 4:30 p.m. followed by Mattoon against the winner of that match at 5:30 for the championship.